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Capellini With Tomato Pesto Recipe

 Capellini With Tomato Pesto Recipe

 Recipe Ingredients: 

  • 1 pound Capellini
  • 1/3 cup Pine Nuts
  • 6 ounce can Tomato Paste
  • 1/2 cup Minced Parsley
  • 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 Garlic Cloves - pressed
  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped Fresh Basil or 2 teaspoons dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • Freshly Ground Pepper to taste



  • Lightly toast pine nuts in 350 degree oven until golden, about 5 minutes. 
  • To make sauce, combine the pine muts with all the remaining ingredients
    except the pasta in a medium bowl.
  • Bring 6 quart pot of water to a boil.
  • Add the pasta and cook until al dente.
  • Before draining the pasta, beat 2 tablespoons of the boiling water into the sauce.
  • Drain the pasta and return it to the pot or drop it into a large bowl.
  • Spoon on the sauce and toss quickly.
  • Serve immediately.

Low Cholesterol Meal Serves 4